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Liz & Michelle's recipe of the week - Plum Tart

Plum tart recipe

Delicious plum tart recipe


  • 250 g plain flour

  • 110g finely chopped walnuts

  • 150g light brown soft sugar

  • 170g cold unsalted butter

  • 1 egg yolk

  • 900g ripe plums, pitted and quartered lengthways

Preparation time: 10 minutes. Cooking time: 40-50 minutes


  • Preheat the oven to 200/Gas Mark 6

  • Combine the flour, walnuts and sugar in a large bowl

  • Add the butter and egg yolk

  • Mix together by hand or electric whisk until crumbly then press 180g of the mixture in an even layer into the bottom of a 24cm tart pan

  • Arrange the plums, skin side down to form a flower pattern( begin from outside )

  • Sprinkle the rest of the crumble mix over the plums

  • Bake for 40-50 minutes and then allow to cool for 10 minutes before removing from the pan serving on a flat plate and serve warm or at room temperature.

Preparation time: 10 minutes. Cooking time: 40-50 minutes

Serves 4


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